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8 Stories That Raised Bi Visibility in 2019

From left: Ryan Russell and boyfriend Corey in their YouTube video

As part of Celebrate Bisexuality Day, look back at some of the biggest stories of 2019 that raised bi visibility.

Bisexuals often get short shrift among the L, G, T, and Q communities -- as well as in the cisgender, straight world. But Bisexual Awareness Month -- this month -- and today's Celebrate Bisexuality Day, a.k.a. Bi Visibility Day, aim to increase the dismal representation of this community, which is actually the largest group in our rainbow family.

As part of Celebrate Bisexuality Day, take in some of the bi representation showcased on social media, and check out some of The Advocate's year's biggest stories about bisexual folks below.

Television takes a big step forward with male bisexual representation: "How Tommy Martinez Relates to His Bisexual Good Trouble Character"

Bi at the Oscars: "Lady Gaga Makes Bi History With Oscar Win"

One of the bi community's biggest advocates takes a stand: "Sara Ramirez Refunded Donation From NYC LGBT Center After Dearth of Bi-Plus Support"

A show that put the spotlight on bisexual finally says the B word: "Orange Is the New Black Finally Says 'Bisexual'--In Its 89th Episode"

At the Tonys, twice the representation!: "Out Actress Ali Stroker Makes History as First in Wheelchair to Win a Tony"

Top of the class: "High School Valedictorian Comes Out as Bisexual to Ovation From Class"

The saddest of stories: "Bi Youth Gets 14 Years in Jail for Killing Teen He Claims Bullied Him"

Give this fella a contract: "Ryan Russell Hopes to Rejoin NFL as an Out Bisexual Man"


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